Protective Service Officer-DEA HQ

Job Locations US-VA-ARLINGTON | US-VA-Chantilly | US-VA-ARLINGTON | US-VA-Sterling
Job ID 2019-1056
Security Officer
Union / Non-Union
USD $30.45/Hr.
Health and Welfare
USD $4.54/Hr.
Retirement Contribution
USD $1.00/Hr.


Diversified Protection Corporation (DPC) is a trusted provider of integrated security solutions for private and public entities. We offer a full spectrum of services from training and risk assessments to armed security guards. As a company with two decades of experience, our clients include the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Protective Services (DHS/FPS); Department of Defense, Pentagon Force Protection Agency (DoD/PFPA), Department of the Army and Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DoS/DS) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Protective Security Officer for DEA Headquarters



This position is under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, personnel, customers, and all visitors.


Essential functions

Be able to read and understand the English language to effectively carry out applied printed rules, detailed orders, instructions, and training materials. Have a command of both the written and spoken English language to properly and clearly communicate in person or via electronic devices (telephone and radio) with co-workers and the general public.The ability to maintain a professional, tactful and courteous demeanor under stressful situations security personnel routinely encounter. Be able to compose in the English language precise short paragraphs, written reports, and other reports as necessary.


Job Duties

Performs security patrols.

Enforces access control procedures.

Protects property from theft, embezzlement, sabotage, fire and accidents.

Investigates and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations.

Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors following the department's procedures.

May perform other related duties as assigned by a security Lieutenant and/or security Project Manager.


Candidate Qualifications: 

Must be a Lawful Permanent Resident who is currently a member of, or who possesses a verifiable honorable discharge from, any component of the United States Armed Forces OR a U.S. Citizen

Must have been issued a Social Security Card by the Social Security Administration

Must be 21 years of age

Must be high school/GED graduate 

Must have one of the following: 

2 years armed security experience or law enforcement OR

2 years of military service (active duty or reserve) with and honorable discharge 


Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

The applicant is required to submit to pre-employment medical exam and drug screening.

The applicant must be able to pass an NLIC / State / Local Background check and Credit check (as applicable).

Must posses a clearance level of Secret issued by U.S. Department of Defense 

Favorable FPS Fitness Determination (Suitability)

Armed DCJS License 

40 Hour Intial Weapons

64 Hour Basic Training 

40 Hour Tri-Annual Training 



First Aid, CPR, AED

FPS Orientation


FPS Firearms Qualification 


AAP/EEO Statement 

Diversified Protection Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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